We’re pleased as punch to announce that WordPress for iOS 3.5 is now available in the App Store. The dev team focused on the content editor for this release, which adds some very handy new features:
We know that publishing your very best stuff is important, and you should be able to see what your post or page will look like before you publish. Now, in version 3.5 of WordPress for iOS, you can preview your drafts! Just tap the preview “eye” tab while drafting your post or page to see the post as it will appear on your WordPress site after you hit publish.
If you have a responsive WordPress theme the preview will show what your post looks like on a mobile device.
Thanks to a new Autosave feature, your site’s content is safer than ever before. Now, when you edit a draft in the app, you’ll notice a small “Autosaved ✓” message appear as you type. The draft is instantly saved locally, and if you have a reliable Internet connection at the time, it will autosave online to your WordPress site, too.
More improvements and bug fixes
This release also includes improvements for WordPress.com and Jetpack notifications, as well as fixes for crashes and other bugs. You can check out all the changes here.
The crash on launch that some of you were seeing has been fixed in this release.
We want to continue making your mobile blogging experience better and better! While the dev team is currently deciding what to work on for version 3.6, these next items are high on our list:
- Rich Text Editor
- Improved media management
- Sharing to the app from third-party apps and services
Want to keep up with the latest happenings in the WordPress mobile world? Head over to http://make.wordpress.org/mobile.
A huge thanks to the contributors that worked on this release: beaucollins, daniloercoli, koke, and mrroundhill.
If you have any feedback about the app, please leave a comment below or follow us @WordPressiOS.